Exemption approved for metal coil haulers

| April 14, 2011

The FMCSA has granted a two-year exemption from certain cargo securement rules for motor carriers transporting metal coils.

FMCSA opens comment period on EOBR

| April 12, 2011

FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.

Our EOBR gifts to Mexican carriers

| April 09, 2011

One of the curious aspects of the current cross-border trucking plan is the U.S. paying for Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders.

FMCSA unveils cross-border trucking plan

Jill Dunn | April 09, 2011

Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.

ATA supports electronic logs

| April 08, 2011

ATA said Compliance Safety Accountability program shows a link between compliance with hours-of-service rules and carrier safety performance.

FMCSA updates rule dates

Jill Dunn | March 23, 2011

The FMCSA and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration have discussed restricting use of electronic devices.

CSA focuses more on drivers

| March 23, 2011

CSA isn’t designed to score drivers, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said in an online seminar presented by Overdrive.

What’s proposed, what’s next

| March 23, 2011

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

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